February 2000

  • February 23, 2000 23 Feb'00

    Net-based apps to be built in VB

    Lindsay Clark

    Microsoft has said IT departments will be able to draw on existing skills in Visual Basic to build the next generation of...

  • February 23, 2000 23 Feb'00

    MS v Novell over Active Directory

    Matthew Thomas

    Microsoft and Novell are at war over the nature of Active Directory security, a central feature of Windows...

  • February 23, 2000 23 Feb'00

    New data storage system agreed

    Major computer companies have agreed to develop new technologies for connecting data storage systems in future high-performance computers, writes Matthew...

  • February 23, 2000 23 Feb'00

    IT outpaces the economy

    Paul Mason

    IT budgets grew 18% in the last quarter of 1999 soaring ahead of overall economic growth, which stood at 3%.


  • February 23, 2000 23 Feb'00

    Simplified BCS membership scheme to go live in May

    Enthusiasm for a points system to shorten and simplify the path to BCS professional membership has been so great that the society is now preparing to go live...

  • February 23, 2000 23 Feb'00

    Radical new-look for PCs

    Lindsay Clark

    Hewlett-Packard and Compaq are set to change the face of desktop PCs with the launch of radical new designs. Both suppliers...

  • February 23, 2000 23 Feb'00

    Warning: ITcan damage your health

    This month's IT Direc- tor's Forum at the Cranfield School of Management challenged IT directors to repos-ition stress...

  • February 23, 2000 23 Feb'00

    IBM-Symbian link up for business Wap tools

    IBM and Symbian have formed an alliance to provide offline business software for mobile phones, writes Guy Campos

  • February 23, 2000 23 Feb'00

    IBM flexible server for 64-bit Windows

    Cliff Saran

    IBM is developing an IA-64 server capable of running 64-bit versions of Linux, Windows 2000 and the forthcoming 64-bit...

  • February 23, 2000 23 Feb'00

    Data problems hit power firm

    IT and data problems have sent the fast-growing electricity and gas supplier Independent Energy to its bankers for extra credit.